Marvin Payne

Marvin PayneMarvin Payne is one-of-a-kind.  His style is clear, unique, passionate, and easy to listen to.  Folk and story-telling are his specialty, and he has released many albums, but music is not his only love.  Marvin has a wealth of experience in performing, acting, writing (novels, educational music series, poetry, and musical productions).

Marvin Payne began touring and performing in the seventies, after attending BYU (focusing in Music Performance and Creative Writing).  He explored the world of acting in Sweeney Todd, the Phantom, Gallo, and other films and productions.  He invented Scripture Scouts, the Allabout Family, and wrote for Alexander’s Amazing Adventures.  He helped direct for Share The Music, a series by MacMillan/McGraw Hill, which teaches children about music.

The Planemaker, Sweet Redemption Music Company, Charlie’s Monument, Utah, Wedlocked, The Trail of Dreams, and Take the Mountain Down are musicals he co-authored.  He has written Love and Oranges (The Love Book), Vivian, The Prodigal, a series of historical novels, and prize-winning poetry.

Marvin is married to Laurie Koralewski and lives in Alpine, Utah.  He has 8 children.

Marvin Payne’s Website

To see all of Marvin’s Albums, check his website.


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April 1, 2015

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